What is Fareston?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Toremifene


Fareston (toremifene) is used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in postmenopausal women. Toremifene is in a class of medications called nonsteroidal antiestrogens, and work by blocking the action of estrogen in the breast.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 3
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fareston

Side effect Patients
Hot flashes 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Fareston after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Tamoxifen (Nolvadex) 1
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